Online Lecture: Imagining the Medieval City (Saturday 25 Feb 2023)

Join the London Medieval Society as we explore cities in the Middle Ages. The programme of the day is as follows:

  • 10:10 Virtual Meeting Room Opens
  • 10.20 Welcome and Introduction
  • 10.30 Catherine Clarke (IHR) ‘Bishop Ralph Baldock Visits Swansea: Creative Microhistory and the Medieval City’
  • 11:15 Break
  • 11:30 Keith Lilley (Queen’s University Belfast) ‘Founding a City, Founding a World: Imagining and Imaging ‘New Towns’ of the Middle Ages’
  • 12:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 Pietro Mocchi (Kent) ‘From Gate to Gate: City Life in Late-Medieval Milan and Public History’
  • 14:00 Christian Liddy (Durham) ‘Bayard of Walsall and his Thousand Colts: an English town goes European’
  • 14:45 Round Table
  • 15:15 End of Event

The event will take place over Zoom; tickets to the event can be booked here or by visiting EventBrite. Please note you will be sent an email with the Zoom link on the morning of the event.

Published by Blair Apgar

Blair (they/them) recently completed their PhD in History of Art at the University of York with Hanna Vorholt and Amanda Lillie. Their thesis focused on the role of Matilda of Canossa in the sociopolitical development of the Investiture Controversy, and its relationship to Matilda’s material patronage. As an early career researcher, their work aims to unpack the historiographic construction of powerful medieval women’s legacies. They are also interested in the representation of the Middle Ages in modern media.

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